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Redditors select their favorite albums of the 2000s.

Recently, Reddit had a thread going on in their popular /r/music subreddit asking readers to name their ten favourite albums of the 2000s. User dirkdiggin compiled the results into a new thread. Here they are in order of the most popular amongst redditors. Most popular Radiohead - Kid A The Strokes - Is This It? Arcade Fire - Funeral Kanye West - The College Dropout   Very popular LCD Soundsystem - Sound…

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Top 10 Best Bands To See at Osheaga 2014

Osheaga 2014 is just around the corner and it’s time for our annual “Bands To See” list. This year’s lineup is solid and there’s still time to get yourself some tickets (well, except the Sunday set as it recently sold out).

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Which Songs is Weird Al making fun of in Mandatory Fun?

Last week, Weird Al Yankovic, released his latest album, Mandatory Fun. He’s been promoting the album through a series of music videos on his website. Each day, Yankovic reveals a new music video. Mandatory Fun has taken the internet by storm, mainly because the new album is heavily influenced by pop culture and internet memes. There are several callouts to Reddit, Doge, Viral videos and other internet sensations. What Are the…

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What To Bring To Warped Tour

Summer festival season has arrived, and with it, so has the Vans Warped Tour. While we have already covered what to bring to a music festival, Warped tour is a bit different, so here's our rundown of a few tips and tricks if you plan on attending the festival this year.  Essential Items Appropriate footwear - Leave your flip flops at home! Even though it'll be a scorching hot day, chances are, you will get your feet trampled on at…

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What’s That Song From The 2014 Nissan Sentra Commercial?

As the main character of Nissan’s latest commercial for their 2014 Sentra gets in his car, he connects to his phone’s music library and blares a really catchy 80’s hit. Throughout his journey, everyone from school kids, to big burly tatted up dudes sing along with him. Check out the commercial one more time and we’ll let you who sings it, and what it’s called just below. Who knows, maybe when you blast it…

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Which Bands Would Define the Woodstock 50th Anniversary?

Michael Lang, the founder of the original Woodstock event, is strongly contemplating a 50th anniversary version of the music festival. The original event helped immortalize a ton of bands and artists including Jimi Hendrix, The Who, and Janis Joplin. Let’s put Woodstock 94 aside for a moment (the 99 never happened) and see which current bands would define the 2019 event. Foo Fighters The safe bet. Still as popular as ever, Dave…

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The Best Song Outros Ever

The ending of a song is one of the most important yet overlooked parts of a song. Like a movie, an ending can either make or break an otherwise fantastic piece of art. Today, we're taking a look at our ten favorite outros in music.

Music Festivals

Daily Lineups For Heavy MTL 2014

Organizers of Heavy MTL have now announced the daily lineups for 2014. Day 1 headliners Metallica will definitely be crowd pleasers as their setlist will be chosen by you, the fans. The Offspring, Anthrax, Three Days Grace, and Voivod are just some of the bands joining them to get the weekend started. Lamb Of God, Twisted Sister, Bad Religion, and Epica join headliners, Slayer, on Day 2.  Weekend passes and single day tickets are…

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Montreal’s Île Soniq Lineup Has Been Announced

Montreal already plays host to numerous music festivals throughout the year, and this year, a new one has been added to the mix. Île Soniq is a two day electronic dance/hip hop festival taking place on Parc Jean Drapeau on August 15th and 16th. Tiësto, Laidback Luke, Adventure Club and Friends, Iggy Azalea, Infected Mushroom, Cash Cash, and Juicy J are just some of the bands set to appear -- more bands will be announced soon.…

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Foo Fighters to release new album and HBO show

It’s about time! Following the success of their latest album, Wasting Light, and Dave Grohl’s documentary Soundcity, Foo Fighters are back at it. This time, they’re combining both of those efforts and turning them into something quite interesting. The new album with have a complementary documentary series on HBO. To fully grasp the concept, let’s take a look at the album first. The new record will have 8 tracks…

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Kodaline Announce 2014 North American Fall Tour

While they’ve already garnered loads of success back home, Kodaline are now making waves in North America. Earlier today, they announced dates for their 2014 North American Fall Tour. Starting off in Houston, TX on October 2nd, they’ll play shows in the US and Canada before ending their run in New York City on November 7th. The band will also be making a stop at The Osheaga Music Festival in Montreal in August.  Dates…

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The Black Keys Announce Their Turn Blue World Tour

The Black Keys have now announced the North American leg of their Turn Blue World Tour. Kicking things off in Columbus, OH on September 5, their 42 date run will end in Kansas City, MO on December 21st. As far as openers go, Cage The Elephant will be opening for The Black Keys during their September dates; Jake Bugg will take over in October and November, and their December dates will include St. Vincent.  Pre-sale begins May 13,…